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Miso Cebalo
M Cebalo 
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Number of games in database: 1,007
Years covered: 1963 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2160 (2344 rapid, 2176 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2570

Overall record: +364 -261 =380 (55.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (49) 
    E97 E94 E77 E70 E80
 Queen's Pawn Game (42) 
    A45 A41 D02 A46 A40
 Nimzo Indian (40) 
    E20 E25 E48 E45 E42
 Queen's Indian (36) 
    E12 E17
 Queen's Gambit Declined (35) 
    D37 D31 D30 D38 D39
 Slav (34) 
    D15 D18 D17 D11 D16
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (247) 
    B22 B83 B81 B32 B45
 Sicilian Scheveningen (53) 
    B83 B81 B80 B82
 King's Indian (45) 
    E91 E73 E71 E77 E60
 Modern Benoni (44) 
    A70 A61 A67 A62 A60
 Sicilian Dragon (41) 
    B76 B78 B70 B36 B75
 Nimzo Indian (29) 
    E32 E41 E44 E21 E20
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Cebalo vs Vasiukov, 2014 1-0
   N Illijin vs M Cebalo, 1999 0-1
   M Guid vs M Cebalo, 2004 0-1
   B Ivanovic vs M Cebalo, 1986 0-1
   B Kovacevic vs M Cebalo, 1999 1/2-1/2
   A Mesa vs M Cebalo, 1966 0-1
   M Cebalo vs Romanishin, 1985 1/2-1/2
   M Cebalo vs L'Ami, 2003 1/2-1/2
   M Cebalo vs Tal, 1985 1/2-1/2
   M Cebalo vs Beliavsky, 2009 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Bern (1988)
   Trofeo Intel Pentium (2001)
   Cannes Martinez Open (1996)
   Yugoslav Championship (1981)
   Budva Zonal (1981)
   Estensi Open (2001)
   Reggio Emilia 1993/94 (1993)
   Bratto Festival (2007)
   Yugoslav Championship (1984)
   Yugoslav Championship (1982)
   Croatian Championship (1995)
   21st World Seniors Championship (2011)
   Oberwart Open (1994)
   Yugoslav Championship (1980)
   World Senior Championship (2006)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Taxco Interzonal 1985 by Tabanus
   Taxco Interzonal 1985 by suenteus po 147
   Corus Invitation Tens 2003 by Tabanus

   🏆 25th Zadar Open A
   H E Nielsen vs M Cebalo (Dec-22-18) 1-0
   M Cebalo vs Kumar Pradeep Karthik (Dec-21-18) 1-0
   Kim Yew Chan vs M Cebalo (Dec-20-18) 1/2-1/2
   M Cebalo vs T Blagojevic (Dec-19-18) 1/2-1/2
   K Theuretzbacher vs M Cebalo (Dec-18-18) 0-1

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(born Feb-06-1945, 77 years old) Yugoslavia (federation/nationality Croatia)

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Miso Cebalo was born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (Croatia). He was awarded the IM title in 1978 and the GM title in 1985. He won the 2009 World Senior Chess Championship. Cebalo is also a FIDE Senior Trainer.

Wikipedia article: Mišo Cebalo

Last updated: 2017-02-01 09:01:11

 page 1 of 42; games 1-25 of 1,050  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Ivanovic vs M Cebalo  ½-½641963YUG-chJA57 Benko Gambit
2. M Cebalo vs I Jelen  0-1381963YUG-chJA14 English
3. R Ceglar vs M Cebalo  0-1421963YUG-chJB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
4. I Bratko vs M Cebalo  0-1321963YUG-chJB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. M Cebalo vs S Cvetkovic  0-1441963YUG-chJA16 English
6. G Antunac vs M Cebalo  1-0421963YUG-chJA44 Old Benoni Defense
7. M Cebalo vs S Martinovic  1-0461963YUG-chJA34 English, Symmetrical
8. D Kovac vs M Cebalo  1-0661963YUG-chJB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
9. I Zagar vs M Cebalo  ½-½301963YUG-chJB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
10. M Cebalo vs I Ujhazi  1-0521963YUG-chJA36 English
11. P Ostojic vs M Cebalo  0-1291963YUG-chJB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
12. M Cebalo vs R Nicevski  ½-½301963YUG-chJA10 English
13. M Cebalo vs Parma  0-1431965YUG-ch 21stE17 Queen's Indian
14. Matulovic vs M Cebalo  1-0471965YUG-ch 21stB42 Sicilian, Kan
15. Ivkov vs M Cebalo  ½-½411965YUG-ch 21stA35 English, Symmetrical
16. Velimirovic vs M Cebalo 1-0381965YUG-ch 21stB08 Pirc, Classical
17. M Cebalo vs Gligoric 1-0521965YUG-ch 21stA33 English, Symmetrical
18. M Cebalo vs M Schoeneberg  1-0631966Orebro Stud olm prelim3E17 Queen's Indian
19. A Mesa vs M Cebalo 0-1351966Orebro Stud olm prelim3B49 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. Smejkal vs M Cebalo 0-1371966Orebro Stud olm fAB32 Sicilian
21. M Basman vs M Cebalo  ½-½471966Orebro Stud olm fAB22 Sicilian, Alapin
22. M Cebalo vs Vadasz  ½-½471966Orebro Stud olm fAA55 Old Indian, Main line
23. M Cebalo vs M Schoeneberg  ½-½741966Orebro Stud olm fAA47 Queen's Indian
24. M Cebalo vs E Scholl  1-0361966Orebro Stud olm fAA05 Reti Opening
25. I Gat vs M Cebalo  ½-½651966Orebro Stud olm fAB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
 page 1 of 42; games 1-25 of 1,050  PGN Download
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  Benzol: Miso Cebalo
Born 6th February 1945 in Zagreb
Awarded the IM title in 1978 and the GM title in 1985.
Feb-06-06  BIDMONFA: Miso Cebalo


Feb-06-07  GrandPatzerSCL: Good job, BIDMONFA!!
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: I wonder if we can say "NO SOUP FOR YOU!".
Feb-06-07  Prugno: Happy birthday, Miso! Not only a strong GM but also an excellent writer and coach. He is very well-known in Italy, where he has played dozens of tournaments and is appreciated for his sportsmanship and fighting spirit (which shows no sign of fading - Cebalo is extremely fit for his age!) A worthy Player of the Day.

Also speaks many languages fluently and was chosen as editor of the bulletin for last year's Olympiad in Torino.

Feb-06-08  jperr75108: How do you pronounce Miso Cebalo's last name?... ..


Feb-06-08  jperr75108: or is it just as it's written?

Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <jperr75108> I wonder how you dealt this uncertainty? :D
Feb-06-09  brankat: Happy Birthday Miso!
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: News from Condino, Valle del Chiese (Italy): Cebalo, the World Senior Champion 2009!

Nov-08-09  redwhitechess: World Senior Champ 2009 winner! Short article and few PGN of Kaufman's games.

Nov-08-09  GalileoPiccolino: A Championship Title at the young age of 64 Years, in the Game of 64 Squares, with 32 odd-looking but mysterious Pieces!!!
Feb-06-10  wordfunph: Happy Birthday Miso!
Feb-06-10  kramputz: Game# 472 and #477 are the same games.
Posting error. Double "Miso soup".
Feb-06-12  brankat: Best wishes for Your Birthday!
Feb-06-13  TheTamale: Oops, Miso is still alive! I deleted my last comment (a delightful pun) that was a little off-color. Happy birthday, GM Cebalo.
Premium Chessgames Member
  ketchuplover: He recently played a gem vs. Evgeny Vasyukov at Sibenik 2014 European Senior Team Championship
Nov-20-14  waustad: He is one of 5 Croatians playing for SV Wolfsberg in the Austrian Bundesliga 1 this season. In his first game he drew with FM Christoph Singer.
Feb-06-16  TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM Miso Cebalo.

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